Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 160250
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1250 PM CHST TUE JAN 16 2018

WESTERN NORTH PACIFIC BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 25N FROM 130E TO 180.

A COLD FRONT EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD THROUGH 25N180 TO NORTHEAST OF
WAKE ISLAND NEAR 22N170E...THEN CURVES NORTHWESTWARD AS A SHEAR
LINE TO 24N164E AND THEN TURNS SOUTHWESTWARD...PASSING ACROSS THE
FAR NORTHERN CNMI AT 17N146E TO BEYOND 11N130E. CLOUDINESS AND
SHOWERS ARE FOUND ALONG AND UP TO 400 MILES NORTH OF THIS BOUNDARY.

A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGH 6N130E TO EQ145E.
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND
NEAR AND SOUTH OF KOROR BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 7N FROM 130E TO
145E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NEAR CHUUK AND POHNPEI WITHIN 250
MILES OF A LINE FROM 3N147E TO 9N161E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND OVER THE MARSHALL ISLANDS WITHIN 150
MILES OF A LINE FROM 9N161E TO 13N170E TO 6N180.

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AYDLETT


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